Rushmore Cave

13622 SR 40
Keystone, SD 57751-6604- Map It
(605) 255-4384

AAA Editor Notes

Rushmore Cave, 5 mi. e. to 13622 SR 40, offers a moderately easy half-mile guided tour through limestone cave passages and rooms of stalactites, stalagmites, helictites and flowerlike formations. Big Room contains a large number of stalactites that adorn the ceiling and walls. The Soaring Eagle Zipline, also on the grounds, allows visitors to experience the sensation of flying while accelerating 700 feet down the mountainside on a suspended cable. For an interactive experience, the Gunslinger 7-D Theater allows riders to shoot laser guns at targets during a multisensory journey. Under 42 inches tall not permitted on zipline. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Cave tour $16; $9.50 (ages 5-12). Zipline $10. Gunslinger 7-D Theater $10.
Hours: Tours begin daily every 15 to 20 minutes 8-8, late May-early Aug.; 9-5, May 1-late May and Sept.-Oct. (weather permitting). Hours vary rest of year; phone ahead to confirm. Last tour departs 1 hour before closing. Zipline and Gunslinger 7-D Theater daily 9-7, late May to mid-Aug; 9-5, Sept.-Oct. (weather permitting). Hours vary rest of year; phone ahead to confirm.